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Houston Texans News: March 21, 2016

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Your one-stop shop for Houston Texans, local sports, and news from around the league for Monday, March 21, 2016.

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Houston Texans news

O'Brien: Landing Osweiler was 'best move' for Texans - NFL.com
The Texans thought highly enough of Brock Osweiler to pay the former Broncos quarterback $37 million guaranteed to become Houston's new starter.

Arian Foster 'doing great' in recovery from torn Achilles, 'passionate' about comeback - Houston Chronicle
The last time that Arian Foster played in a football game, the four-time Pro Bowl running back ruptured his Achilles tendon during an October loss to the Miami Dolphins.

Texans work out Maryland pass rusher Yannick Ngakoue - Houston Chronicle
University of Maryland junior outside linebacker Yannick Ngakoue has piqued the Texans' interest and did a private workout for linebackers coach Mike Vrabel, according to a source not authorized to speak publicly.

Arian Foster looking for next chance in the NFL
Not more than a few years ago, even thinking of writing this article would have seemed absurd. Arian Foster, once the no-brainer best...

The Pick Six :: The real winner of the Osweiler signing? The Broncos.
As we all know by now, Brock Osweiler spurned the Denver Broncos in favor of signing a big deal to be the starting QB of the Houston Texans.

Around the League

2016 NFL mock draft: Free agency spending sprees and new priorities - SBNation.com
With just over a month until the start of the draft, team needs and player ranges are coming into focus, but some things still remain hazy.

Richard Sherman says bad NFL rules are made by 'a bunch of guys who never played' - SBNation.com
Richard Sherman says Roger Goodell's idea to eject players for multiple unsportsmanlike penalties is "foolish."

Bill Belichick and Kid Rock are new BFFs - SBNation.com
All summer long!

Houston & Collegiate Sports

Phillies 5, Astros 4: Rasmus, Rodriguez shine in Astros loss - The Crawfish Boxes
Colby Rasmus blasts a three-run home run in a loss to the Phillies.

Beasley, Rockets unable to stick the landing in Atlanta - The Dream Shake
Michael Beasley's 30 points is not enough as Al Horford adds 22 and Tim Hardaway, Jr.drops 20 on the Rockets.

UNI's prayer answered as Shaka Smart's first Texas NCAA Tournament victory slips away - Burnt Orange Nation
Well, that wasn't an ideal finish to Texas' season.

Tech Takes Series, 6-5 - Viva The Matadors
Tech now 2-1 in conference play with a road series win to open 2016 Big 12 play.

Jamie Dixon is the leader to become TCU's next basketball coach - Frogs O' War
Could the unreachable prize actually be within reach?

Campus Chronicles 16: The Toughest Half in Texas - Our Daily Bears
Lord.Hinton describes the Bearathon from the perspective of a student volunteer!

The Anatomy of Texas A&M's Comeback vs. Northern Iowa - Good Bull Hunting
A frame-by-frame breakdown of a truly miraculous 44 seconds.

Stunned From the Tourney: Texas Longhorns vs. Northern Iowa Panthers - Barking Carnival
I knew it. As soon as it left his hand, I knew it. Even still, I went from standing in my living room to slumped onto the sofa as the shot went in. Foreseeing the end doesn't make it any less...

Green and Gold Blueprint: Linking USF's Identity to Baylor - Underdog Dynasty
Willie Taggart and his offensive staff reportedly met with Baylor coach Art Briles this week to learn new offensive schemes this season. The two coaches, and programs, share similarities that may indicate good signs for the Bulls in the near future.

Three takeaways from Houston Dynamo's loss to NYRB - Dynamo Theory
The attack produced yet again, but questions remain defensively.